___Remember the rabbit in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland who is
so worried about being late? Some real people are almost too late about making up their
mind to accept Christ, because some people wait until they are dying to do so!
Jesus told a parable about some workers who were hired at the eleventh hour and still got
paid a full day’s wages. It would appear that Jesus was telling us through that story that
even last-minute believers will be welcomed into heaven.
___So, can we wait and still be accepted? Yes. Should we wait? No! Delaying the
decision to accept Jesus not only robs people of many earthly blessings, but many
heavenly rewards as well. However, and much more importantly, waiting can also be very
dangerous. You see, choosing Jesus as your Savior is the only way to get to heaven and
the only way to avoid hell. Unfortunately, many undecided people die suddenly without a
chance to make even a last-minute soul-saving decision for Jesus (Heb 2:2-3). How very
___Don’t take a chance at being too late--Jesus said the time has come to repent and
believe the good news (Mark 1:15). Ask Jesus into your heart today. That way you can
plan on having a more blessed life in this world and heaven with extra rewards for the
Mat 20:1 "For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in
the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard."
Mat 20:14-15 . . . "‘I want to give the man who was hired last the same as I gave
you. Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you
envious because I am generous?’"
Additional Reference Verses
Heb 2:2-3 For if the message spoken by angels was binding, and every violation and
disobedience received its just punishment, how shall we escape if we ignore such a great
salvation? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by
those who heard him.
Mark 1:15 "The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and
believe the good news!"
. . . behold, now is the accepted time;
behold, now is the day of salvation.
2 Cor 6:2 (KJV)
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